'''Cindy Lee Miller Sheehan''' (born July 10, 1957) is an United States|American anti-war|antiwar activist
whose son, U.S. Army Specialist (rank)|Specialist
Casey Sheehan, was killed in action|killed by enemy action
during the Iraq War
. She attracted national and international media attention in August 2005 for her extended antiwar protest
at a Camp Casey, Crawford, Texas|makeshift camp
outside President of the United States|President George W. Bush
's Prairie Chapel Ranch|Texas ranch
—a stand that drew both passionate support and angry criticism. Sheehan ran unsuccessfully for United States Congress|Congress
in 2008. She is a vocal critic of President Barack Obama
's Foreign policy of the Barack Obama administration|foreign policy
. Her memoir, ''Peace Mom: A Mother's Journey Through Heartache to Activism'', was published in 2006.
Sheehan was the 2012 vice-presidential nominee of the...